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Ceschi Ramos and Myles Bullen double album release with special guest Sarah Violette

Friday, March 22 2024
doors at 7:30pm
$15 advance
$20 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Double album release celebration of Ceschi Ramos and Myles Bullen’s new albums with special guest Sarah Violette, making her first SPACE appearance in over five years!

An engaging, theatrical live performer, Ceschi Ramos has treated entire venues like a stage, viewing the middle of the audience or an empty barstool as good a place as any to perform a soul-baring folk song or tongue-twisting rap track.

He knows what it is to suffer for his art and is aware that music exploring the ugliness and sorrow of the human condition will always exist on the fringes of a game dominated by disposable escapism and expensive publicists. Yet he still pours everything he has into his craft, and on any given night you can find him tracking vocals at his cousin’s New Haven studio, warmly greeting fans and friends at a dive bar merch booth or rapping double-time in Japan or Europe for audiences that often don’t speak his language, but are able to see the giant heart at the core of it all.

He has been in bands described as hardcore, crunk rap, lo-fi synth pop, Latin progressive and psych-jazz-rap. He has crafted abstracted and personal narratives mining the depths of depression and heights of hope. He has slept on countless floors when hotels weren’t in the touring budget and lost girlfriends and jobs all for the love of creating and performing. 

Ceschi was born with four fingers on his right hand, which served as partial inspiration for the name of his DIY record label, Fake Four, Inc. Those who have worked with him describe Ceschi as one of the most artist-friendly labelheads out there, a rare breed who values art over profit almost to a fault.

Myles Bullen (they) (Absentee Shawnee) is a self-described “migratory, songbird, rap seamstress, art poet” hailing from Portland, ME. Their music is influenced by indie rock bands, underrated rappers, spoken word poets, and soft, folk melodies. Bullen has toured the US and parts of Europe performing at music venues, colleges, recovery centers, prisons, festivals, coffee shops, and opera houses.

They have released several EPs and multiple full lengths including their latest, Mourning Travels (Fake Four Inc. January 2022), which includes the single “Ordinary Magic,” and features Armand Hammer’s Billy Woods.

Sarah Violette in black and white, mic in hand, hat on head, illuminated softly by a dim spotlight on stage.

Sarah Violette, formerly known as Lady Essence, is a veteran hip hop artist from Maine. The former recipient of the New England Music Awards “Hip Hop Act of the Year” has released nearly a dozen projects showcasing her fiery flow, hook-heavy style, and chameleonic abilities to blend with diverse producers and emcees. 

🕯️ The dance show of the summer is Scapegoat Garden’s Liturgy|Order|Bridge. The Hartford-based company calls upon Black church traditions and ideas of faith, nature, fashion, and experimentation in their limited performance run June 20-22. Tickets available now, presented by SPACE at Mechanics’ Hall. 🕯️